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Full Name: Steven Hanson Blake
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-3 (1.91 m)/ 172 (78.0 kg)
Birthdate: February 26, 1980 (Hollywood, Fla.)
High School: Miami Killian HS (Miami, Florida), then Miami Senior HS (Miami, Fla.)
Prep School: Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.)
College: Maryland

Selected in the second round (38th overall) by the Washington Wizards

Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 37-for-102 (.363); 2000-01, 37-for-94 (.394); 2001-02, 44-for-128 (.344); 2002-03, 64-for-154 (.416). Totals: 182-for-478 (.381).

Career Highlights: Named Honorable Mention All-America by AP following junior and senior seasons. Named First Team All-ACC as a senior after Third Team All-ACC nod as a junior. Finished career fifth among NCAA’s all-time assist leaders with 972, fourth all-time in ACC history behind Bobby Hurley (1,076), Chris Corchiani (1,038), and Ed Cota (1,030). Is the first player in ACC history with at least 1,000 points, 800 assists, 400 rebounds, and 200 steals. Set school records with game started (136) and minutes (4,312). Ranks third all-time in school history with 182 three-point field goals made and fourth with 234 steals. Had 23 career double-figure assist games.

Senior (2002-03): Averaged 7.1 assists (7th in nation). Scored career-high 27 points and dished out seven assists vs. George Washington. Registered 21 points and nine assists while shooting 12-for-13 from the free throw line vs. Wake Forest. Dished out season-high 13 assists vs. Duquesne.

Junior (2001-02): Averaged 7.9 assists (second in nation to Texas’ T.J. Ford) as starting point guard for NCAA national championship team. Became school’s all-time career assists leaders while setting a school single season record with 286 assists. Recorded 11 assists vs. Kansas in the Final Four. Scored season-high 21 points to go along with 11 assists and six steals vs. North Carolina State in the ACC Tournament. Dished out career-high 14 assists vs. North Carolina. Grabbed career-high 10 rebounds vs. Arizona at the Coaches vs. Cancer IKON Classic.

Sophomore (2000-01): Averaged 6.9 assists (9th in nation). Led ACC in assists, first Terrapin lead the ACC since John Lucas in 1974. Averaged 11 points and 10 assists in two ACC regular season contests vs. Duke. Dished out season-high 13 assists vs. Stony Brook. Averaged 9.4 points and 6.0 assists in the NCAA Tournament.

Freshman (1999-00): Averaged 6.2 assists (24th in nation). Ranked fourth in the ACC in assists and steals. Set school freshman record for total assists. Scored season-high 17 points and dished out 10 assists in home win over Florida State. Recorded season-high 11 assists vs. Tulane and Illinois. Named to ACC All-Freshman Team and was Honorable Mention All-ACC and All-Defensive Team.

Strengths: Possesses superior court vision and delivers ball to teammates in excellent scoring position.

Personal: Majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice. He is the youngest of four children, with three older sisters. Graduated from Oak Hill Academy fourth in his senior class.